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used in Atlas Shrugged

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content with how things are
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satisfied
  • He seemed to feel a profound contentment.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (77% in)
  • I am humbly aware that the wife of a great man has to be contented with reflected glory-don't you think so, Miss Taggart?
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (31% in)
  • At such moments as he remembered her presence, he noticed that she sat efficiently straight, almost flaunting the perfection of her poise; she seemed alertly awake and contented, as if she were starting out on a purposeful journey of early morning.
    2.3 Part 2 Chapter 3 — White Blackmail (3% in)
  • If this is the manner of your love for me, if bearing the name of my wife will give you some form of contentment, I won't take it away from you.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (95% in)
  • Should we sacrifice the contentment of the whole of mankind to the greed of a few non-conformists?
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (35% in)
  • She could renounce the railroad, she thought; she could find contentment here, in this forest; but she would build the path, then reach the road below, then rebuild the road-and then she would reach the storekeeper of Woodstock and that would be the end, and the empty white face staring at the universe in stagnant apathy would be the limit placed on her effort.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (15% in)
  • She looked at his pupils, at the three pliant, agile figures half stretched on canvas chairs in poses of relaxed contentment, dressed in slacks, windbreakers and open-collared shirts: John Galt, Francisco d'Anconia, Ragnar Danneskjold.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (53% in)
  • My contentment is the measure of your virtue.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (16% in)
  • But the ten years of his marriage had been real, he thought-and these were the men who assumed the power to dispose of it, to decide whether he would have a chance of contentment on earth or be condemned to torture for the rest of his lifetime.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (44% in)
  • The boy's head dropped back against Rearden's arm, the eyes closing, the mouth relaxing, as if to hold a moment's profound contentment.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (78% in)
  • When the image of Mouch held the screen, these faces were relaxed in bored contentment, which was not pleasure, but the comfort of license, of knowing that nothing was demanded of them and nothing was firm or certain.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (98% in)

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  • They faced a black hole of unknown content and unrelieved darkness.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (47% in)
  • But every inch of its course, every pound of its pressure and the content of every molecule within it, were controlled and made by a conscious intention that had worked upon it for ten years.
    1.2 Part 1 Chapter 2 — The Chain (9% in)
  • Sebastian d'Anconia threw the contents of his wine glass at the face of the lord of the Inquisition, and escaped before he could be seized.
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (5% in)
  • He sat that way for a few moments, conscious of nothing but pain, a screaming pain without content or limit-he sat, not knowing whether it was in his mind or his body, reduced to the terrible ugliness of pain that stopped thought.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (95% in)
  • Wesley Mouch, Top Co-ordinator of the Bureau of Economic Planning and National Resources, was issuing a great many statements, the content and purpose of which could not be denned, except that the words "emergency powers" and "unbalanced economy" kept appearing in the text every few lines.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (16% in)
  • What you think you think is an illusion created by your glands, your emotions and, in the last analysis, by the content of your stomach.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (4% in)
  • Do you think, then, that the content deserved a more dignified form of presentation?
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (17% in)
  • She lay still, content to rest with the single purpose of waiting quietly for the sound of the key in the lock.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (70% in)
  • The wedding veil, the white satin gown, the delicate slippers and the strand of pearls at her throat, had cost five hundred times the price of the entire contents of Cherryl's room.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (19% in)
  • But a small man who sat unobtrusively in the best armchair of the room, apart from the others, content to be ignored and fully aware that none of them could be unconscious of his presence, glanced at Lawson, then at Mouch, and said with brisk cheerfulness, "That's the line, Wesley.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (1% in)
  • There, she thought, was their world and the content of their minds made real.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (67% in)
  • He seemed to want her to consider him great, but never dare ascribe any specific content to his greatness.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (30% in)
  • Eddie Willers watched Dagny's face as she went through the cards of her emergency file; he could tell the content of the cards by her expression.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (51% in)
  • His mind is given to him, its content is not.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (16% in)
  • Reality is that which exists; the unreal does not exist; the unreal is merely that negation of existence which is the content of a human consciousness when it attempts to abandon reason.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (23% in)
  • Emotions are inherent in your nature, but their content is dictated by your mind.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (30% in)
  • They're silent," wrote Chick Morrison, as a summary of its content, across the report from one of the field agents he had sent out on a mission entitled Public Pulse Taking.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (15% in)
  • They were offering Galt the best that their view of existence could offer, they were trying to tempt him with that which was their dream of life's highest fulfillment: this spread of mindless adulation, the unreality of this enormous pretenseapproval without standards, tribute without content, honor without causes, admiration without reasons, love without a code of values.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (96% in)

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